Tag Archives: Eurobike

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Eurobike Day 2: The Fun Stuff

I’ll be honest and straight forward, there’s nothing fun about waking up at 7AM after falling asleep at 4AM.  And honestly, ‘waking up’ is probably a strong term.  It implies a state of alertness.  I assure you, for example, that … Read More Here

Recon Jet: Hands on with the endurance sports heads up display

While the Recon Jet was introduced this past spring, it’s a project I’ve been following for quite a long time. I first sat down with the company over a year ago to talk about what athletes would want in a … Read More Here

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O-Synce introduces new Bluetooth Smart accessories/displays, other cool functionality in software for power meter users

Over the past few days I got a chance to check out all the new units that O-Synce is working on for the next few months. First out of the gate is the upcoming release of a new Bluetooth Smart … Read More Here

Eurobike Power Meter Update Post: Quarq, ROTOR, Pioneer, Brim Brothers & Ciclosport

As part of my Eurobike coverage I’ve published posts for all of the power meter companies that have released new products at Eurobike this year.  Each of those companies had a separate post published on their new products.  That included … Read More Here

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Power2Max releases new Type S line, expands compatibility

This week at Eurobike, Power2Max has introduced their new Type S lineup of power meters, which expands compatibility across a wide number of crank sets, as well as reduces weight in the unit.  As a refresher, I reviewed the 2nd … Read More Here

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PowerTap’s new hubs, Bluetooth Smart Trainers, iPad apps, and more

Over the past five days PowerTap has released a slew of new products – some big ones, and some smaller updates. But, all definitely worth talking about. Before getting into it, as I’ve noted on a lot of recent posts … Read More Here

Kurt Kinetic shows off updated trainers

This week here at Eurobike Kurt Kinetic has debuted their latest updates to their existing trainer lineup.  While none of these changes are massive, nor are they new products, I figured I’d take a second to give you the rundown … Read More Here

Hands on with the new Garmin Edge Touring GPS bike computer

Today (well, technically last night, just barely) Garmin announced the latest addition to their bike computer lineup – the Garmin Touring. I had a chance to spend time with the product team last April and give them a bunch of … Read More Here

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Eurobike Day 1: The Fun Stuff

Now that I’ve got a fair chunk (but far from all) of Day 1’s sports technology posts knocked out, I figured I’d give a walk through of some of the more entertaining aspects of the day.  As well as just … Read More Here

First look at new SRM PC8 head unit with WiFi/GPS/ANT+ & Bluetooth

Updated August 30th, 7:58PM with clarifications/additions from SRM, see note at end for summary of changes. Today SRM unwrapped their PC8 head unit, which is the successor to their existing PC7 head unit that’s on the market today.  The PC8 … Read More Here

FYI: Added hands-on photos & comparison charts to Garmin VIRB post

Just a super-quick mid-evening Eurobike heads up that I’ve gone back and added a large gallery of photos of the actual Garmin VIRB production units to the Garmin VIRB action camera post that was put up last week.  This helps … Read More Here

Update on Polar/Look Keo Pedal Power Meter Bluetooth Smart Plans

While Polar is strangely absent from this years Eurobike show floor, their partner with the already released Polar/Look Keo Power System – Look – was present and more than happy to sit down and talk about their upcoming plans for … Read More Here

Hands on with the newly announced Tacx iPad app, ANT+ changes, Bluetooth Smart trainers

This morning I spent a bit of time going hands-on with the latest product from Tacx – their iPad training app.  In addition, I got details on their upcoming Bluetooth Smart trainers, and their plans to play better and more … Read More Here

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New Bull Trainer iOS app for KICKR Trainer

The company behind the popular Kinomap training software has released a new app – Bull Trainer.  This app allows you to ‘ride’ the historical graphs of any publically traded company.  Depending on how volatile that company is, your workout may … Read More Here

The fun side of Eurobike: Day 2 in photos

Let’s get away from the sports tech and just talk about some of the more entertaining/interesting/strange things we saw at Eurobike.  You can rewind to Part 1 for our first day. For example, while bicycling with your dog on your … Read More Here

Eurobike Sports Technology Things That Didn’t Fit: Part II

This is a continuation of the cool little sports technology tidbits series I started this morning.  Here’s Part I if you want to catch up.  And with that, onto Part II!  Enjoy! — O-Synce GPS Bike Computers (and surprisingly cool … Read More Here

Eurobike Sports Technology Things That Didn’t Fit: Part I

There’s a gazillion things to see at Eurobike, and many of them simply don’t make the cut for a bigger full-sized post.  Sometimes it’s because they are too early in the development cycle and lack full details, sometimes because I … Read More Here

Updates from Tacx about upcoming new features, iPad trainer control app

I spent a good bit of time at Eurobike talking with the Tacx folks about their upcoming TTS 4.2 software update, as well as what’s in the pipeline for the one after that – version 4.3. I’ll be spending more … Read More Here

An early hands-on look at the Mio’s new ANT+ cycling computers

One of the areas I was looking forward to checking out with coming to Eurobike this year was companies which aren’t offering products in the US market – but rather focus on the European market exclusively.  Of course, within the … Read More Here

The update without an update: Garmin Vector Power Meter

[Please Note: Garmin Vector has been released, you can see my first look at it here.  In the interest of keeping things clean, I've disabled new comments here, and all comments should head over to that post.  Thanks!] Over the past … Read More Here

The fun side of Eurobike: Day 1 in photos

Ok, I’ve written enough power meter posts for one evening.  But don’t fear, I’ve still got more to write, rather I’m just deferring them until the ferry boat ride tomorrow morning.  In the meantime, let’s take a look at some … Read More Here

Power2Max announces updates to power meter, upgrades for existing owners starting at $10

Power2Max has announced a software and hardware update to their existing Power2Max ANT+ crank based power meters.  The update adds emulated/calculated left/right power balance, as well as a temperature sensor to aide providing accurate power measurement and correcting drift issues … Read More Here

First look at Pioneer ANT+ left/right power meter and head unit

Note: Updated 8/31/2012 at 5:15PM Easter Time This year at Eurobike, Pioneer has finalized and announced details of their upcoming power meter solution, which is due to be out ‘roughly’ in January 2013.  The unit has made the rounds on … Read More Here

First look at new ROTOR Power Meter

This week ROTOR announced their first entrant into the power meter world with their new ‘ROTOR Power’ product.  The ANT+ compatible head unit measures and reports individual left/right power output – making it one of numerous new power meter products … Read More Here

On the move to Eurobike, what do you want to see?

Later this afternoon we’ll pack up shop, grab a rental car and make the 7-hour trek to Eurobike.  Well, actually, we’ll make a 7-hour trek to a town in Switzerland across the lake from Eurobike.  Thursday morning I’ll tackle the … Read More Here